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Posted: Thursday, 07 August 2014 4:40PM

EDC Returns To Benton Harbor



Investors are interested in developing within the City of Benton Harbor, but a small hurdle stands in their way, according to City Manager Darwin Watson.

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That's why the City Commission this week reestablished the Economic Development Corporation so it can transfer three properties it owns back to the city for development. The EDC was created 26-years ago, but hasn't met for over a decade. A board has been established and will meet soon, though no date has been set. The properties are a parking lot on Territorial Road, between The Ideal Place and The Library in the Arts District, and two vacant lots in residential areas along Broadway and Columbus Avenues.

   

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